- Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Online wills start-up Farewill hopes to motivate people to make wills by attracting them with simplicity and branded design rather than extensive add-ons. The founders of property website Zoopla and short-term loans business Wonga, together with the tech investment arm of advertising agency M&C Saatchi Plc, have backed the venture.
Tags: lawtech start-up, Wills
Posted in Latest news, Technology
- Thursday, 10 December 2015
A Canadian law firm which runs offices inside Walmart supermarkets is planning to almost double in size next year, it has emerged. Mark Morris, co-founder of Axess Law, said the firm could potentially expand into the USA and the UK.
Tags: Alternative business structures, conveyancing, family, Wills
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news, Technology
- Wednesday, 25 November 2015
The average price of a standard will from a law firm has fallen from £124 to £118 over the last year, new research has indicated. The report, by IRN Research, warned that a highly competitive market had become even tougher with the arrival of accountants and chartered legal executives.
Tags: Online Legal Services, will-writers, Wills
Posted in Latest news, Market monitor
- Monday, 28 July 2014
The government has refused to be drawn into the row over controversial advice from the Law Society on Sharia-compliant wills, but insisted that it “does not, and cannot, change the law”.
Tags: Law Society, Sharia, Solicitors Regulation Authority, Wills
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors